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NCDOT suspends Ocracoke, Currituck ferries due to high winds

Transportation officials have suspended ferry runs on the North Carolina coast because of high winds.
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Humpback whale washes ashore on Outer Banks beach

A dead humpback whale has been found stranded on the North Carolina coast.
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Mystery of Florida’s beached cross may be from Outer Banks

The mystery of a barnacle-covered wooden cross that washed ashore along a South Florida beach may have been solved.

Cape Hatteras park vandalized during shutdown

Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks is being vandalized while park staffers are furloughed during the ongoing partial federal government shutdown.

North Carolina shrimp trawlers pull in large hauls

Scientists say warmer winters are sending shrimp further north, contributing to surging hauls off the coast of North Carolina.

Trucks starting massive operation to slow dune migration

North Carolina park officials on the Outer Banks are working to slow the pace of a massive sand dune that's slowly being pushed each year by winds.
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Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before rivers reach their crest.
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Florence could rival North Carolina’s 1954 ‘benchmark storm’

The last time the midsection of the East Coast stared down a hurricane like this, Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House and Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were newlyweds.

North Carolina’s wild horses expected to survive hurricane

For many vacationers on North Carolina's Outer Banks, a trip there is not complete without at least catching a glimpse of the majestic wild horses that roam the islands.

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